Catering Sales Manager

Benchmark Hospitality
January 7, 2022
Santa Cruz, CA
Job Type


Come be a part of something bigger!

More than 10,000 dedicated employees around the world bring their unique talents, expertise and experiences to work every day with Benchmark. Our strength lies in our diversity, positive service attitude and determination to succeed.  Come be a part of our “Be the Difference” culture, where every employee, at every level, in every job strives to capture moments when they can provide memorable, personalized service to our guests, coworkers, and communities.

We are a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home.  Here are just some of the great benefits we offer:

  • Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs
  • Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses) 
  • 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)
  • Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn’t love to get away)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)
  • Employee family events (bring the kids!)
  • Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few
  • Many more, please inquire for more details

The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Chaminade Resort & Spa is a spectacular mountaintop retreat in Santa Cruz. Our historic Mission-style resort overlooks sweeping views of Monterey Bay and the Santa Cruz Mountains. Chaminade has an exciting opportunity for a service and results driven Catering Sales Manager.

What you will have an opportunity to do:

This position works under the direction of the Director of Sales and Marketing to ensure all revenue goals achieved.  The Catering Sales Manager is responsible for the selling and servicing of events, including weddings, memorials, fund raisers and other social programs.  In addition to generating business from a designated market segment, maximization of sales, development of potential market segments and accounts and sound administration of assigned responsibilities through sensible delegation and personal attention to detail.

Make personal visits, when necessary, to call on companies and organizations located in a specific market or area.

Solicit accounts that have not had recent activity.

Foster a working relationship with all Resort departments interacting with events.

Stay abreast of industry trends and make recommendations of changes, which would affect operations.

Sustain accurate forecast and recap information.

Set-up and conduct site inspections for resort

What are we looking for?

Must have 2+ years of Hotel specific catering sales including Resort Catering Sales Experience

4-year college degree preferred

Proficient with Microsoft office to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Previous experience with Maestro and Delphi a plus

Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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